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Discover Great Walks in Suffolk

There are many glorious walks in Suffolk, from circular walks along the Suffolk Coast Path to footpaths leading deep into Thetford Forest.

Some of the most popular walks in Suffolk are those along the 50-mile Suffolk Coast Path. Circular walks along the route allow walkers to explore the tiny villages nestled in this vivid Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, such as Snape, Orford and Wherstead. Walkers also gravitate towards Woodbridge, and the Shotley Penisula, both of which offer breathtaking river views.

Pub walks within the AONB are some of the most pleasurable walks in Suffolk, such as the Inn-to-Inn walk between Westleton and Dunwich; the Adnams iFootpath walks, which feature 15 cosy pubs; and Discover Suffolk’s series of 14 pub walks within The Suffolk Coast.

Angles Way is a 77-mile walk connecting the Suffolk Broads to The Brecks. It’s one of the longest way-marked walks in Suffolk, running from Great Yarmouth along the Suffolk/Norfolk border to Knettishall Heath nature reserve.

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The Suffolk Threads trails are circular walks through the historic Suffolk Wool Towns, famed for their timber-framed Tudor houses and grand churches. Suffolk’s religious architecture and remote villages can also be explored via the Church & Heritage Trails, located all over the county.

The Meadow Walk in Sudbury is the first section of The Gainsborough Trail, a 13-mile circular walk through Sudbury's famous watermeadows.

The wildest walks in Suffolk are through The Brecks, a rare and ancient landscape full of wildlife. At Brandon Country Park you can follow tree and heritage trails, while walking routes from High Lodge in Thetford Forest will take you deep into the pines.

The walks in Suffolk can be enjoyed all year round, though many people decide to have their first on-foot adventure in Suffolk during the Suffolk Walking Festival, which takes place every May and June.

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